How it works

The Refund Transfer makes it easy to pay for tax preparation services.

Once the tax return is prepared and a refund is expected. A Refund Money can be used to pay for tax preparation services.

Step 1 :Select the Refund Transfer

Select the Refund Transfer payment option before your tax return is filed. You can decide how you want to receive your refund.

Step 2 :File the tax return

The tax return will include USATS’s bank info so the IRS/state will know where to send the refund amount.

Step 3 :Receive the refund

Once the refund is issued to USATS’s bank, all associated tax preparation fees can be paid and the remaining refund will be issued to the taxpayer.

Convenient ways to receive money

Once the refund amount is issued to USAT’s bank, all associated tax preparation fees are withheld and paid, and the remaining funds are issued to the taxpayer.

Green Dot Prepaid VisaⓇ Card

Taxpayers looking for a safe and easy alternative to a paper check can receive their refund on a Green Dot Prepaid Visa Card.

Direct deposit

Money can be deposited into a checking or savings account. Funds are disbursed immediately upon IRS or state funding, reaching your bank account in 1-2 business days.

Cashier's check

Taxpayers may choose to be issued a check once IRS or state funding is received. Learn more about where checks can be cashed.

Direct Cash

Taxpayers can receive their refund in cash (up to $7,500) from participating Walmart stores for a $7 fee.

Checks cashed for $10 or less

Cashier's checks issued may be cashed at over 11,000 locations nationwide

  • Checks up to $7,500 cashed for a cost up to $8
  • Over 5,000 locations nationwide
  • Available at participating Walmart stores thru December 31
  • Checks up to $9,500 cashed for $10
  • Over 6,300 locations nationwide
  • Available at any Wells Fargo bank location thru April 31

The easy way to pay

USATS takes the tax preparation fees out of the refund, making it easy to pay for tax preparation services.

No up-front fees

Tax preparation fees are paid from the refund so there's nothing to pay up-front

As fast as e-filing

Tax refund is available the same day the IRS issues the automated payment

Safe & convenient

TSecure, fast payment with convenient refund disbursement options


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